Duration : 21 days / 20 Nights
Destinations : Delhi - Jim Corbett National Park - Delhi - Jaipur - Ranthambore - Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra - Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park - Bhopal - Guwahati - Kaziranga National Park - Guwahati - Delhi
Tiger - Wildlife of India
About The Wildlife Tour In India
This is a tour that will prove to be nothing less than a treasure for any wildlife lover. Taking you to the best Sanctuaries in India, The Wildlife Tour In India takes you to all those Sanctuaries that have something unique and interesting to offer. Renowned Wildlife Parks are spread throughout India, and we cover most of them. Starting with Jim Corbett National Park, we move to places like Ranthambore and Bharatpur in Rajasthan, Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh and Kaziranga in Assam. No matter whatever be the main theme of a tour, it just cannot be called complete, if it does not take you to the magnificent Taj Mahal. Not only does The Best of Wildlife Tour takes you to Taj, but it also lets you have the best views of Taj under the moonlit skies and with the first rays of rising sun. Moving from one sanctuary to another can sometime feel a bit monotonous. So to make it a bit more interesting, we take you to the heritage city of Jaipur for a glimpse into the famous forts and palaces and to the world famous Khajuraho temples. Along with that, you will also into the world heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri. And the tour packed with lot of fun and leisure.
Highlights of The Wildlife Tour In India
Day 1 : Arrival at Delhi
Fly into the capital city of Delhi. From there, you will be directly transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Go out in the city for some shopping. There are big shopping malls as well as street shops. Choose your pick. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing
Your tour starts with sightseeing in Delhi. We try to visit as many
places as we can without making the day utterly tiring. We start by
visiting all the major tourist attractions in Delhi. We first head to
the heritage monument of Qutab Minar, which is the tallest minaret in
India. Get a peak into this architectural marvel which is completely
built of red sandstone. From here we drive past to Parliament House
and Rashtrapati Bhavan. We spend sometime in front of India Gate which
will be buzzing with a large crowd, especially families that come here
for picnic. We then head to Akshardham Temple. Once you are inside the
temple, notice the impeccable carvings on the walls, pillars and even
the roof. The statues in the garden outside the main shrine are a must
We continue to elegance of Old Delhi. Enjoy a unique rickshaw ride on the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk (the once royal market of Mughals). The most famous part of this place is Dariba Kalan which is a jewelery market. Shop for some exquisite traditional and modern jewelery items. Right opposite to the market is the world heritage site Red Fort. The fort holds the attractions of Diwan-i-Khas and Diwan-i-Am, watch the magnificent carvings on the palace walls which were once embedded with precious stones. Stay back to enjoy the pleasing Light and Sound show, which depicts the glorious history of Mughals. Then we are back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Deer - Jim Corbett National Park
Day 3 : Delhi - Jim Corbett National Park (300 Km)
Day 3 is kept aside for traveling. We will be going to our first wildlife park of the tour, Jim Corbett. The distance between the two destinations is around 300 Km and it will take around 6 hrs to cover the distance. We try to reach Jim Corbett before the day temperature reaches its peak so we leave early. We check into a Jungle resort as soon as we reach our destination. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Walk around the nearby areas to get used to place. Overnight at the resort.
Day 4 : Safari In Jim Corbett National Park
The best time to take a safari in the park is at morning when the atmosphere is still cool and chances of spotting animals are the highest. The best way of exploring the jungle is a jeep safari. As by this way, we can cover the maximum distance inside the stipulated time. The safari is conducted twice in a day, one in the early morning and one in the afternoon. We can be a part of both the safari. The decision is yours. If it is your day, you will probably get to spot the king of the jungle, tiger. Even fresh pug marks can be of great thrill. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 5 : Jim Corbett - Delhi (300 km)
Wake up to another beautiful day amidst the tall trees and soothing winds. After breakfast, we move back to Delhi. The 300 km drive is all what we will be doing today. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Stay in your room and rest to remove all the travel exhaustion or move out into the city exploring the nearby areas. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6 : Delhi - Jaipur
Today we visit the capital city of Jaipur by flight. It takes only 40 minutes to reach our destination. From airport, you will be directly transferred to your hotel. After taking sometime out, we leave for exploring the city for some shopping. The hand made puppets are the most favored shopping item for tourist. In the evening, we visit Choki Dhani, the ethnic village resort. There we have a delicious Rajasthani dinner along with enjoying traditional Rajasthani dances and other cultural programmes like puppet show. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 : Jaipur Sightseeing
Jaipur is one of the most tourist favored cities in India. And after today's sightseeing of the city, you will come to know the exact reason behind the fact. We start the day by visiting the Palace of Wind, the splendorous Hawa Mahal. There are approximately 953 windows in the building that keeps the palace cool even during peak summer afternoons. Just round the corner is Jantar Mantar, the celestial observatory. The devices in the observatory are all big and resemble the Jantar Mantar in Delhi. We then head to the famous City Palace. Get a glimpse of the two huge Silver urn's which were used by the king to take the water of Ganges when he visited England. The display of dress of Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh who was quite overweight, is huge and is worth a glance. There also are museums showcasing the different items once used by the kings and queens of Rajasthan and by the royal army. The weapons museum in Sileh Khana will definitely be the most mesmerizing one. In the second half of the day, we visit the grand Amber Fort. To reach the fort, we take a ride on an elephant which would be unique experience. On way back to our hotel, we make a short stop by the side of the Lake Palace. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Jeep Safari - Ranthambore
Day 08: Jaipur - Ranthambore (185 Km)
After Breakfast, we leave for Ranthambore by road. The distance of 185 Km will be covered in about 4 hrs. As we reach Ranthambore, check into a jungle resort on the outskirts of the national park. The rest of the day is at leisure. In the evening, roam around the nearby areas. The climate will be quite soothing and refreshing. Overnight at the resort.
Day 09: Ranthambore Safari
Mornings are without a doubt the best time to go for a Jungle ride. So cut short your sleep to wake up to the early morning mists and get ready for a safari in special Ranthambore. The national park is spread out in an area of around 500 sq km. Keep your eyes open for spotting the king of the jungle and other jungle animals. Keep a binoculars handy as the park is full of numerous varieties of birds also. In the afternoon, we take you to the majestic Ranthambore Fort that is situated on a high hill. The nature nicely balances the presence of the fort with the surroundings. After exploring the core areas of the park, we return to our jungle resort. Overnight stay at the jungle resort.
Day 10: Ranthambore - Bharatpur Bird sanctuary (225 Km)
After Breakfast, we move to Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary by road. We have to cover a distance of 225 km, so we leave early in the morning. The journey will be through the interiors of Rajasthan, so don't forget to look around, as you will notice the rural charms and the real village life of this heritage state. We will reach there around afternoon and directly check into a jungle resort. Remaining day is according to your interests. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11: Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Safari
Wake up listening to the soothing chirping of the birds that permeate the atmosphere. We start our jungle safari as early as possible. There are well defined forest trails inside the park. You can either cover them on foot, by a cycle or by taking a unique rickshaw safari. The riders of these rickshaws are well trained and well informed about the park. Bharatpur has the largest variety of avifauna which includes many rare and endangered species. You will find birds that come here from as far as Siberia and Central Asia. Siberian crane is definitely one of the major attractions of the park. Also experience the fun of boat ride inside the park that will let you unravel the wonders hidden deep inside the park. Overnight at the resort.
Day 12: Bharatpur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra
After breakfast, we leave for the city of Taj, Agra. Enroute we make a stop at the world heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri. The once capital of Akbar, now adorns a deserted look. Although the monuments have been very well preserved, keeping them a great place to visit. The main attraction are the Tomb of Salim Chisti, Palace of Jodha Bai, Panch Mahal, Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khas. After exploring the city at a leisurely pace, we resume our journey to Agra. The entire evening is at your disposal. Shop for some locally made handicrafts and showpieces. Do not forget to look for the miniature model of the Taj Mahal. At night, we take you to the Taj for a scintillating view of this monument of love under moonlit skies. The sight will seem straight out of a picture book. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13: Agra - Khajuraho
We start off the day very early. It's time for you to get the magnificent glimpse of Taj Mahal with the first rays of rising sun. The sight of the shining marble Taj will leave you spellbound. You can take few hours to explore the seventh wonder at your own pace. Just few paces away, is the grand Red Fort of Agra. The 16th century fort encloses many palaces and which are worth visiting. Get the view of Taj Mahal from Red Fort which is simply outstanding. We then catch a train to Khajuraho. The train is quite late into the night, so don't go to sleep early today. Overnight journey to Mahoba (Nearest station to Khajuraho).
Tiger - Bandhavgarh National Park
Day 14: Khajuraho Sightseeing
We reach Mahoba early in the morning. From there we cover the distance of 64 km to Khajuraho. On arrival, you will be taken to your hotel. After the journey, you will be low on sleep. So rest in your cozy hotel room for the first half of the day. In the next half of the day, we set out to visit the world famous Khajuraho Temples. The walls of Khajuraho temples are carved with many erotic sculptures which have made these temples renowned. However such sculptures only make a short portion of the entire temple. Major part of carvings show daily life activities of people. We stay back till late evening so that we will be able to witness the real splendor of the temples under floodlights. The spectacle will leave you breathless, but not for too long. Back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 15: Khajuraho - Bandhavgarh National Park (180 Km)
Early morning after breakfast, we leave for Bandhavgarh. The journey would be of around 180 km and will take approximately 5 hrs. By afternoon we reach Bandhavgarh. You will be transferred to a Jungle resort just outside the premises of Bandhavgarh National Park for a comfortable stay. In the evening, there will be a presentation about the wildlife in Bandhavgarh and overall India. You will also be told about the do's and don't s inside the park and while on a safari. So pay attention to the presentations. It is quite informative and entertaining as well. Get ready for an outdoor dinner along with an energetic dance performance by a local tribal group. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 16: Bandhavgarh Sightseeing
There are two timings for safari in the jungle, one early in the morning and the other in the late afternoon. We take up the early morning jungle safari. The early morning mist and cold winds might make the atmosphere a bit chilly. So don't forget to take along some warm clothes. As we move deeper into the jungles, keep your cameras ready, as you might be quite close to the king of the jungle himself. The chances of spotting a tiger are the highest in Bandhavgarh as the density of tigers is highest in Bandhavgarh. Keep an eye for some other rare inhabitants of jungles as well. Bird watching in the park is also equally rewarding. We then head to the majestic Bandhavgarh Fort which is situated right in the center of the national park. It is believed to be over 2000 years old. This is the only place in the national park where you can step out of the vehicle. We also visit the sandstone caves that are situated to the western sided of the park. There are around 35 caves which have Brahmi inscription on the walls inside. In the evening we head back to Jungle resort. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 17: Bandhavgarh - Khajuraho (180 Km) - Guwahati
Day 17 is set aside for a long journey to Khajuraho. The distance of 180km will take approximately 3 hrs to cover. As we reach Khajuraho, you will transferred to the airport on time for your flight to Guwahati. We reach there in the late afternoon and move directly to our hotel. The rest of the day is according to your interests. The city is bestowed with natural beauty and it will be a pleasant experience to walk around the nearby areas in the evening. The culture of this area is completely different from what you have seen till now in India. And you will know that once you shop for the locally made handicrafts and various showpieces from the small shops that line the streets. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Rhino - Kaziranga National Park
Day 18: Guwahati - Kaziranga (215 Km)
After a sumptuous breakfast, we leave for Kaziranga National Park which is at a distance of around 215 km. As the area is hilly, it will take a bit more time to cover the distance than usual. We reach there early in the evening and directly check into a jungle resort. Rest of the day is at leisure. Though, looking at the atmosphere, you probably wouldn't want to sit in your room, so step out and explore the nature at its best. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 19: Kaziranga Sightseeing
We head out into the deep jungle for an early morning jungle safari. There are precautions to be taken before the expedition. The early morning mists and cold winds will make the atmosphere a bit chilly. So don't forget to take along some warm clothes. Kaziranga National park is most famous for the one horned rhino and elephants. Elephants are not that tough to spot, and once you do, keep your cameras clicking. You will generally find rhinos near the marshy areas. While looking for the rare ones, do not miss out on the magnificent ones of jungles. Bird watchers will also have a good time spotting some endangered species in the park. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 20: Kaziranga to Guwahati (215 Km) - Delhi
We leave for Guwahati quite early in the morning as we have a flight to Delhi from Guwahati. The journey is through one of the most scenic parts of the country, so keep your cameras in focus to get the best shots. You will be directly taken to airport for your flight to Delhi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 21: End of Tour
Today is the last day of the tour. After saying goodbye to your tour officials, you catch flight for your onward journey.
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